Explosion in Ankara: 5 killed, 10 wounded (UPDATE)
Details added (first version posted 21:37)
Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 17
A large explosion has occured near the Navy Command building in the Turkish capital of Ankara, Hurriyet newspaper reported.
According to preliminary reports, five people were killed, 10 wounded as a result of the explosion.
It is reported that the cause of the explosion was a car bomb. Turkish General Staff called the explosion in Ankara a terrorist attack.
Earlier, Turkey's National Intelligence Organization (MIT) has warned the country of the possibility of new terrorist attacks, the Haber 7 newspaper reported Feb. 17 citing a source in the intelligence agency.
Some members of the Democratic Union Party (PYD) and Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) militant groups are preparing terrorist attacks in Turkey's international airports, according to MIT.
Reportedly, 14 PYD and PKK militants have infiltrated into Turkish territory to stage terrorist attacks in retaliation for Turkey's shelling militant positions in Syria.